2015 Blueberry Festival Poster Voting Now Open

The 2015 Blueberry Festival Poster Contest is now open for voting! Online polls are open to the public between Monday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 27. Read More...

2015 Blueberry Festival Poster Voting Now Open

Farmers Market Grand Opening

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 23. Markets will be held every Saturday through December from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More...

Farmers Market Grand Opening

Blueberry Festival Vendor Applications

Vendor applications are now available for the 2015 Blueberry Festival, scheduled for Friday, July 31. Read More...

Blueberry Festival Vendor Applications

Community Master Plan Open House


Join the City of Marquette Community Development Department on Wednesday, May 27, between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Marquette Commons to find out more on the draft Community
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Downtown Marquette Farmers Market Prepares for Sixteenth Season

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will kick-off the sixteenth season on Saturday, May 23
for its Grand Opening from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The market will showcase many of the
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Public Vote Decides Blueberry Festival Poster Design

In preparation for Downtown Marquette’s annual Blueberry Festival, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority invites the community to select the winner of this year’s Blueberry Festival Poster Contest through an
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National Bike Month Celebrated in Downtown Marquette

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority (MDDA) is celebrating National Bike Month in Downtown Marquette. Established in 1956 and celebrated during the month of May, National Bike Month provides an opportunity
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Upcoming Events
June 4th
Girls Night Out

June 5th
Iron Range Roll

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Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.


Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.


Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.


Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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